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RATA 4TARA 4

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TAR 3 

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Definitions and meaning of rata

rata

Etymology 1

From Maori rātā or cognate Tahitian rātā (tree of genus Metrosideros). Compare Tahitian puarātā (Metrosideros collina).

Noun

rata (usually uncountable, plural ratas)

  1. (usually countable) Any of various New Zealand plants of the genus Metrosideros
  2. (usually uncountable) The hard dark red wood of such trees.

References

  • “rata, n.”, in OED Online ⁠, Oxford, Oxfordshire: Oxford University Press, December 2008.

Etymology 2

Compare Sinhalese රට ගොරකා (raṭa gorakā, Garcinia xanthochymus), Marathi रातंबी (rātambī, Garcinia indica). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun

rata (plural ratas)

  1. The yellow mangosteen, Garcinia dulcis, a tree native to Indonesia, the Philippines, and India.
    Synonyms: mundu, maphuut, Claudie mangosteen, gourka, eggtree

References

  • Garcinia dulcis at Germplasm Resources Information Network

Further reading

  • Metrosideros on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Mangosteen on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Metrosideros on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Garcinia on Wikispecies.Wikispecies

Anagrams

  • A.A.R.T., ATRA, Arta, Tara, Tārā, atar, ta-ra, tara

'Are'are

Noun

rata

  1. name

References

  • Kateřina Naitoro, A Sketch Grammar of 'Are'are: The Sound System and Morpho-Syntax (2013)

Balinese

Romanization

rata

  1. Romanization of ᬭᬢ
  2. Romanization of ᬭᬣ

Catalan

Etymology

From Medieval Latin rattus (rat)

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈra.tə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈra.ta/

Noun

rata f (plural rates)

  1. rat
    Synonym: rat

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “rata” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “rata” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “rata” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “rata” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Finnish

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *rata, borrowed from Proto-Germanic *tradō. Cognates include Estonian rada, Livonian radā, Karelian rata (The Milky Way), Ingrian rata (The Milky Way).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɑtɑ/, [ˈrɑt̪ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑtɑ
  • Syllabification: ra‧ta

Noun

rata

  1. (rail transport) railroad track
    Synonym: rautatie
  2. (sports) track, lane, course
  3. (curling) sheet (area of ice on which one game of curling is played)
  4. orbit (path of one object around another)
    Synonym: kiertorata
  5. course (sequence of events)
  6. trajectory, course (path of a body as it travels through space)
    Synonym: lentorata

Declension

Compounds

See also

  • ratas

Anagrams

  • -rtaa, arat, atra

French

Verb

rata

  1. third-person singular past historic of rater

Anagrams

  • tara

Galician

Etymology

From rato (mouse).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈratɐ]

Noun

rata f (plural ratas)

  1. rat

Related terms

  • rato

References

  • “rata” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “rata” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “rata” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Guaraní

Noun

rata

  1. fire

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse rata, from Proto-Germanic *wratōną.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈraːta/
  • Rhymes: -aːta

Verb

rata (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative rataði, supine ratað)

  1. to find one’s way
    • a. 13th century, Hávamál (English source, Icelandic sourve)
      Vits er þörf
      þeim er víða ratar.
      Dælt er heima hvað.
      Að augabragði verður
      sá er ekki kann
      og með snotrum situr.
      Wits must he have
      who wanders wide,
      But all is easy at home;
      At the witless man
      the wise shall wink
      When among such men he sits.

Conjugation


Indonesian

Etymology

From Malay rata, from Javanese ꦫꦠ (rata), ultimately from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dataʀ. Doublet of datar.

Adjective

rata

  1. even
  2. flat
    Gempa bumi telah menyebabkan bangunan-bangunan itu menjadi rata dengan tanah.
    An earthquake had been flattened the buildings.
  3. smooth
    permukaannya (tidak rata / kasar)
    the surface (is not smooth / is rough)

Synonyms

  • datar
  • pelat
  • mulus
  • halus

Italian

Etymology

From Medieval Latin rata, from the Latin phrase pro rata parte (according to the proportional share), from ratus (reckoned), past participle of the verb reor (I think over, deem, reckon).

Noun

rata f (plural rate)

  1. instalment

Anagrams

  • atra, tara

Javanese

Romanization

rata

  1. Romanization of ꦫꦠ

Ladin

Noun

rata f (plural rates)

  1. dose
  2. instalment

Verb

rata

  1. third-person singular present indicative of rater
  2. third-person plural present indicative of rater
  3. second-person singular imperative of rater

Latin

Pronunciation 1

  • rata: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈra.ta/, [ˈrät̪ä]
  • rata: (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈra.ta/, [ˈrɑːt̪ɑ]

Adjective

rata

  1. inflection of ratus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Pronunciation 2

  • ratā: (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈra.taː/, [ˈrät̪äː]
  • ratā: (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈra.ta/, [ˈrɑːt̪ɑ]

Adjective

ratā

  1. ablative feminine singular of ratus

Latvian

Noun

rata m

  1. genitive singular form of rats

Lindu

Noun

rata

  1. guest
  2. foreigner

Malay

Etymology 1

Ultimately from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *dataʀ. Doublet of datar.

Adjective

rata (Jawi spelling رات‎, plural rata-rata)

  1. level, even, flat
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Indonesian: rata

Etymology 2

From Sanskrit रथ (ratha).

Noun

rata (Jawi spelling رات‎, plural rata-rata, informal 1st possessive rataku, impolite 2nd possessive ratamu, 3rd possessive ratanya)

  1. chariot

Further reading

  • “rata” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.

Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Oceanic *lasa (Compare Fijian lasa).

Adjective

rata

  1. tame
  2. quiet

Northern Sotho

Etymology

Cognate with Zulu -thanda, Tsonga -rhandza.

Verb

rata

  1. to love

Occitan

Etymology

Feminine of rat (rat)

Noun

rata f (plural ratas)

  1. (Rattus rattus) female black rat

Derived terms

  • rata d'aiga

Related terms

  • rat

Polish

Etymology

From Italian rata, from Medieval Latin rata, from the Latin phrase pro rata parte.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈra.ta/

Noun

rata f

  1. installment

Declension

Further reading

  • rata in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • rata in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Noun

rata f (plural ratas)

  1. female equivalent of rato
  2. (informal) vagina (woman's genitalia)

Synonyms

  • (woman's genitalia): See here

Romanian

Etymology

From French rater.

Verb

a rata (third-person singular present ratează, past participle ratat1st conj.

  1. to miss, to fail

Conjugation


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From Italian rata (installment)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rǎːta/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧ta

Noun

ráta f (Cyrillic spelling ра́та)

  1. installment
Declension

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

rata (Cyrillic spelling рата)

  1. genitive singular of rat

Sotho

Etymology

Cognate with Zulu -thanda, Tsonga -rhandza.

Verb

rata

  1. to love

Spanish

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin rattus (rat), of Germanic origin. It is not known how the noun made the jump to a feminine noun.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrata/, [ˈra.t̪a]

Adjective

rata (invariable)

  1. (colloquial, derogatory) stingy, miser, tight-fisted
    Synonyms: tacaño, pesetero, hijo de puta
  2. (colloquial, derogatory) rat, jerk (a despicable person, especially who has been deceitful or disloyal)
  3. (colloquial, derogatory) rat, snitch, informant
    Synonyms: chivato, soplón, delator, sapo

Noun

rata f (plural ratas, masculine rato, masculine plural ratos)

  1. rat (a medium-sized rodent belonging to the genus Rattus)

Hyponyms

  • rata topo desnuda (naked mole rat)

Derived terms

Related terms


Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse hrata, from Proto-Germanic *hratt- (to rush); see *hradaz (hasty, quick). Cognate with Icelandic hrata (to lose balance) and Old English hratian (to hurry).

Verb

rata (present ratar, preterite ratade, supine ratat, imperative rata)

  1. to reject
    Synonyms: avslå, försmå, kassera, skrota, underkänna, vraka
    Antonyms: anta, godta, ta, välja

Conjugation

References

  • rata in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
  • rata in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)

Tswana

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈra.ta/

Verb

go rata (past ratile)

  1. to love
  2. to like

Veps

Etymology

Borrowed from Russian страдать (stradatʹ). Compare Finnish raataa, Karelian ruadua and Ludian ruata.

Verb

rata

  1. to work
  2. to toil
  3. to act (perform an action)

Inflection

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I., “возделывать, действовать, обработать, работать, трудиться”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary]‎[1], Petrozavodsk: Periodika, 2007

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to hunt long-tailed rodents.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)